Lake Durango

April 8, 2014--Lake Durango levels need boost (Durango Herald)

As a dry summer is most likely in the cards, the Lake Durango Water Authority wants to bolster, by any means, the reserve of water it has in Lake Durango for 1,200 customers southwest of Durango. Among areas served are the two Durango West subdivisions and the Trappers Crossing, Rafter J and Shenandoah neighborhoods.

August 18, 2013--For Lake Durango users, water is low (Durango Herald)

The welcome monsoon rains have more than settled the dust, but they’ve done little for Lake Durango water customers. The estimated 1,200 Lake Durango Water Authority customers are under Stage 3 restrictions, which means no outside watering, Tom Brossia reported at a meeting of the Animas-La Plata Water Conservancy District last week.

Lake Durango Water Authority

The sale of Lake Durango Water Company to the Lake Durango Water Authority (LDWA) for $2.45 million closed July 15th. The utility is committed to serve 1,435 taps.

July 25, 2007--Lake Durango agreement an example of good government (Durango Herald)

Bob Johnson thought building lots could be sold in the dry rolling hills southwest of Durango, applying water brought from higher elevations to the north where wells and limited stream flows were possible. In the beginning, for his projects and for others, it worked.

July 18, 2007--New authority to operate Lake Durango (Durango Herald)

A settlement reached Tuesday in the long-standing Lake Durango water dispute calls for the creation of a new water authority to take over operations of the private company that supplies water to Durango West and other nearby subdivisions. Owner Bob Johnson agreed to sell the company, which for years has been plagued with complaints of inadequate supply and poor quality, for $2.45 million.

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